AS IT HAPPENED: Jason Rohde held after 2nd appearance

2016-08-26 11:52

Murder accused Jason Rohde has appeared for his bail hearing in the Stellenbosch Magistrate's Court.


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Last Updated at 18:53
26 Aug 14:22
Postponed until Tuesday to allow for further investigations

26 Aug 14:20
Magistrate Greg Jacobs rules that Rohde remain in custody during further investigation, as requested by State.

26 Aug 14:03

26 Aug 13:58
Short adjournment

26 Aug 13:54
Mihalik says State has destroyed Rohde’s name, traumatised the children

26 Aug 13:49
Mihalik doesn’t seem convinced that the State needs a postponement, argues that they have a poor case

26 Aug 13:45
Advocate Pete Mihalik hammers the State on the merits of the case and timeline of events

26 Aug 13:40
State requests postponement, defence questions whether a case of murder has been made

26 Aug 13:37
State wants to finalise information on Rohde’s finances before deciding on a bail amount to reduce his flight risk possibility

26 Aug 13:34
Rohde has handed in his South African, Australian and UK passports

26 Aug 13:33
Prosecutor Carine Theunissen exposes Rohde’s finances

26 Aug 13:29

26 Aug 13:25
Pathologist report seems to contradict the suicide finding

26 Aug 13:18
Rohde talks about the day his wife died

26 Aug 13:15
Jason Rohde has entered the court for his bail hearing

26 Aug 13:05

26 Aug 12:40
Journalists wait patiently for Jason Rohde to appear for his bail hearing. Follow News24’s Tammy Petersen who is at the court

26 Aug 12:29

26 Aug 12:22
A private pathologist found that Rohde’s wife had injuries consistent with a suicide

26 Aug 12:15
Rohde, 47, is CEO of Geffen International Realty Franchises

26 Aug 11:57

26 Aug 11:57
Jason Rohde to make a bail application in Stellenbosch

26 Aug 11:57
News24's Tammy Petersen is following the case from Stellenbosch. Follow her here

26 Aug 11:55
Jason Rohde will soon hear a decision on his bail application

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